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Bp before exercise: 130/83, after exercise: 100/60. 2 hours after that time: 95/60, heart rate 85 bpm. Without beta blocker. Is it normal / abnormal?

Bp before exercise: 130/83, after exercise: 100/60. 2 hours after that time: 95/60, heart rate 85 bpm. Without beta blocker. Is it normal / abnormal?

BP should be high : You are in beta blockers. Medications that will decrease the normal response of blood pressure and heart rate to exercise. If no beta blockers your blood pressure should be a little higher right after exercise. Have you have a stress test? What are the echo results? Any other symptoms? Dizziness after standing from chair? Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

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Father went to the gym today after exercise had a 101 heart rate instead of hi usual 120 ..Problem? Father is 84 goes to the gym 3 times a week, had quin triple by pass 20 yrs ago and a stint put in 10 yrs ago

Father went to the gym  today after exercise  had a 101 heart rate instead of hi usual 120 ..Problem? Father is 84  goes to the gym 3 times a week, had quin triple by pass 20 yrs ago and a stint put in 10 yrs ago

Cardiologist?: Seems that he has a significant cardiac history. He should be evaluated by his cardiologist to make sure he is able to participate in this rigorous activity routine. If so, good for him and he should continue. ...Read more

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Why does my heart rate stay elevated for 2-3 hours after exercise?

Why does my heart rate stay elevated for 2-3 hours after exercise?

Likely abnormal: http://www.heart.com/heart-rate-chart.html. I have the impression that it is too long to go back to baseline. What is your resting pulse? How old are you? What medicines do you take? Have you had any cardiac arrhythmias? Did you drink caffeine after exercise? Are you taking enhancers to develop muscle mass?How often and since when this happens? ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for heart rate to recover after exercise?

How long is it supposed to it take for heart rate to recover after exercise?

Exercise: In general the rate drops at least 10per cent in the first minute post exercise, depending on conditioning level a variable time after to return to baseline. The better the conditioning the more rapid return to baseline. By 10 minutes resting most people should be back to baseline unless perhaps ran a marathon, etc. ...Read more

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My BP goes up to about 135-150/70 immediately after exercise then drops to 118/65 shortly after. Heart rate drops to 50. Is this normal?

My BP goes up to about 135-150/70 immediately after exercise then drops to 118/65 shortly after. Heart rate drops to 50. Is this normal?

Can be normal: A modest rise in blood pressure is a normal response to exercise (a rise of about 5%) an exaggerated jump in blood pressure (15%) can be an indication for an increase future risk cardiovascular problems such as carotid artery blockage studies warn. Your response looks normal. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my heart rate was really high during exercise and stays at 110 over an hour and a half after exercise? is it anxiety?

What does it mean if my heart rate was really high during exercise and stays at 110 over an hour and a half after exercise? is it anxiety?

LargestPossibilities: =anxiety/fear/pain &/or congestive heart failure. Heart rate controlled by brain. Like rest of body, heart follows orders from brain (many cycles/second). Sensors from heart, blood vessels, rest of body provide extensive feedback to brain: a complex Soul?Mind?Brain?Body integrated system which allows life, despite only partially understood. Getting/studying an https://goo.gl/GeFVdU could help. ...Read more

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Can drinking water after exercise make your heart rate increase?

Can drinking water after exercise make your heart rate increase?

No: No....Dehydration following exercise causes increased heart rates....Hydration should lower, not raise heart rates. However heart rate recovery ...How quickly heart rate returns to baseline is a measure of cardiovascular fitness. ...Read more

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Heart rate stays at 160 after exercise for 30 minutes? Never happened before? Healthy resting ecg?

Heart rate stays at 160 after exercise for 30 minutes? Never happened before? Healthy resting ecg?

Holter: Exercise usually increase the heart rate but it should stay that fast so long after finishing the exercise. You may need holter monitor to see if it is sinus or you have abnormal heart rhythm. Please see your pcp. ...Read more

Heart Rate (Definition)

Heart rate is a measurement of the number of times a person's heart beats in one minute. Normal heart rates vary with a person's age and with excitement and exercise. Abnormal heart rates are too slow, too fast, and/or irregular (too much ...Read more